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Mission and Vision Statements

Mission Statement

The mission of the Edith Garland Dupré Library, as an integral part of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, is to support fully the instructional and research programs of the University by providing access to information through the teaching, acquisition, organization, and preservation of information resources in all formats to the University's academic community, the region, and the state.

Vision Statement

Edith Garland Dupré Library, centrally located on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, is an essential component of the academic and creative life of the institution. An expert and responsive staff will interact with faculty, staff, and students at multiple points in their research, teaching, learning, and publishing by providing high quality, innovative services. By creating a welcoming physical and virtual space, the Library will be an active and vibrant part of the UL Lafayette academic community. Edith Garland Dupré Library will continue to collect, preserve, and display the history and culture of the University as well as the community, the region, and the state.